NeighborWorks Housing Solutions Receives $20K From Santander

NeighborWorks® Housing Solutions (NHS;, the leading housing service provider in southern Massachusetts, is grateful to Santander for their recent donation of $20,000.

Santander’s support will help NeighborWorks Housing Solutions and their work in the South Coast region, including New Bedford.  NHS has had a long history of providing service and support in the New Bedford community; this grant will provide additional resources that will assist and help residents secure their housing and make progress toward financial well-being.

Additionally, this grant will support NHS’s Homebuyer Education program in New Bedford.  This program provides education and resources that help first-time buyers navigate the financial opportunities available to them and offers one-on-one support by NHS’s HUD-certified Housing Counselors as participants move through the purchasing process.

Santander and NHS have enjoyed a long-standing partnership with the collective goal of providing support and financial resources to individuals and families in the region.  “We appreciate the work being done in communities like New Bedford,” said Catherine Medina-Perez, Philanthropy Sr. Associate of Santander. “We know that NeighborWorks has a strong reputation for providing homeownership services, and we are happy to partner with them on these initiatives.”

“We appreciate the incredible support from Santander.  They are a great partner in the community, and we are grateful to have their help as we work together to help people obtain the education, they need to make good decisions for themselves and their families,” said Robert Corley, CEO of NeighborWorks Housing Solutions.  “Homeownership is a vital component to opportunity-rich communities, and New Bedford is full of opportunity.  We appreciate being part of the city’s success.” 

About NeighborWorks® Housing Solutions

NeighborWorks® Housing Solutions is the leading housing service provider in southern Massachusetts. NHS has more than 70 years of combined experience in the community development field and provides services to more than 16,000 households in over 75 cities and towns across the region. In addition to building and managing nearly 900 units of housing for veterans, homeless families and others in need, the agency offers a wide range of housing services, including foreclosure prevention counseling, home rehabilitation loans and grants, financial coaching and first-time homebuyer workshops. For more information, contact Serenity Belo, Resource Development Director, at 617-770-2227 x123 or, or visit: